PROVIDENCE, RI: Roger Williams University and Providence Public Schools are launching an innovative program designed to increase the number of certified English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) teachers in the city and the state. Recently approved by the Dept. of Education (RIDE), the program will allow practicing teachers to gain ESL competencies while on the job. This alternative to traditional certification programs will greatly reduce the cost and the time commitment for existing teachers to become ESL certified. The certification program combines elements of a summer intensive with competency-based learning modules that can be completed in a single year. The cost of enrollment…
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